• Date : June 22, 2024
  • Time : 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (Australia/Melbourne)
  • Venue : Multicultural hub, 506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000

“May this meal last”
“A Community engagement project, Theatre show and yummy sustainable feast”

Dayma – A fun and delicious intergenerational community engagement project and performance exhibition about food waste, culture and connection. A project that fosters a connection between young people and their elders, promoting cultural connection through storytelling, food sharing, and song, and championing sustainable food practices and reducing food waste. Dayma is an Arabic word used at the end of a meal. It means “May the feast always be there, forever.” This vision and blessing drive the heart of the project, which is about sustaining ourselves, each other, and our world through the simple act of sharing food, culture, and knowledge.

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Dayma program

10:00 am - 10:30 am Entrance of Multicultural hub

Welcome Space

Coming together around the smoking ceremony for 10 am sharp start Movement led by First Nations Ngargee group

11:00 am - 3:00 pm The Drill hall

Makers space

A space to make art and develop new ideas, led by First People and Bukjeh supporters

10:30 am - 1:00 pm Yarn Strong Sista

Share My Story

Come and enjoy a healing space, listen to stories about land and culture With Annette and yarn strong Sista

10:00 am - 1:00 pm Event space tables

Food Making

come and learn so many new ideas to preserve food, make vine leaves, zaatar bread, pickles and more

10:00 am - 1:00 pm QVM area, Multicultural hub and Yarn Strong Sista

Scavenger hunt

Come and have fun looking for secret hidden food and cultural main ingredients while enjoy QVM offering on the day.

11:00 am - 3:00 pm Multicultural hub

Storytelling space

Arabic and language storiesand art activities around food and plants

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Drill Hall

Final sharing

A space for all community to come for some sharing of yummy food made on the day together with music and movement from participants.

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